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“Triumphantly awesome”
Review of Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe
Ranked #14 of 1,865 things to do in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Arc de triomphe was begun in 1806, on the orders of Napoleon I to honour the victories of his Grande Armée. Inspired by the great arches of antiquity, the monument combines the commemorative with the symbolic and it has always played a major role in the national republican consciousness. Every evening, the flame is lit on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the Great War. An exhibition portrays the history and explains its symbolic importance, nationally as well as internationally. The terrace provides superb views both by day and night across the city and its great sweeping avenues.-Opening hours : April to September: from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; October to March: from 10 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.-Closed: 1st January, 1st May, 8th May (morning), 14th July (morning), 11th November (morning), 25th December-Entry fees: Adults = 9,5 €; Concessions = 6 €; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Another sight in Paris not to be missed.
The history, the beauty, the structure is majestic. There are tours or you can take a hop on hop off bus to see some of the amazing sights of Paris. This is definitely one that will leave you in awe.

Thank texmex2345
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

So far, the most beautiful building we saw in Paris... By far from the rest.
There is an under pass to get to it, not sure if you can buy a ticket in advance, cause the queue is long to get up.

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

It is a wonderful place to visit if you have time. Even just for a photo. You cannot do anything else. But if you haven't seen something similar, worths your time.

Thank Panagiotis K
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Make sure you go to the bathroom before going to the top. The line will take 45 to get through (bathroom). Buy tix in advance and make sure u go to the security line. Be ready to hike up 268 stairs. View is priceless

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

This was a bit of a hike for me, but I am a lazy soul, I can honestly say it was worth it. The magnificence of this landmark is awe inspiring. Overjoyed that I didn’t skip it.

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